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Month: October 2018

Listening Tears

Do youhear me? He asked. Repeat what I just said. No no noyou have got it wrong What the fuck is wrong with your head? This isn’t back then. I used to scream with rage and belittle you, but not anymore. I was just angry because I know you were playing dead. No that’s not itthat…

All I Ever Wanted

All I ever wanted turned into something I never knew. Blood colored manacles on my wrists, the reflection of that wish. Incandescent light blotted out the rain Fire and brimstone tear through my skin Trembling, terrified the thought of everything I have ever wanted is the silkiest kiss All I ever wanted turned into what I don’t miss…

The Art of Being a Woman in a Man’s World

Cinderella and a prince. Straight A’s and a college sweetheart.Smiles, beauty and breathtaking innocence. The husband of her dreams. Children. A house with a white picket fence. Endless days of marital bliss. A career that is exciting. Breaking boundaries. Excelling in all pursuits. Traveling to parts unknown. Those are the dreams deposited at the feet of…

Spit It Out

I wish I could get rid of the taste, it is metallic and poisonous, like burnt pious self-righteousness, unpalatable.I want to wash and sterilize my mouth, my mind, my body and my spirit of all the trash it has produced and swallowed.I wish I could erase the memories; they are the bitter, judgmental rants, a smorgasbord…

The Warriors

Time,a robberdisguised,rubbed the edges ofher tenet,eroding the pillars of confidencethat she adhered to,ones that she constantly held- against daily attackson her spirit. She is naked while dreaming.She is naked,living in a land of‘It never was this way before’She is naked while fighting. Her war cry can be heard from behind closed doors. Still no relief.Secret truths…